“I think we’re in the midst of a literacy revolution the likes of which we haven’t seen since Greek civilization.” – Andrea Lunsford, professor of English and director of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric at Stanford University From 2001 to 2006, Lunsford collected 14,672 student writing samples—everything from in-class assignments, formal essays, and journal [...]
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When it started, the web was a place built for scientists. Doctors and researchers love how it’s transformed biomedicine. But Web 2.0? Not so much, says Stanford Medicine magazine. Share, Email or Print:
People who are closely connected to their peers through social networks tend to overestimate how much other people agree with them, according to research by Professor Frank Flynn and doctoral student Scott Wiltermuth. (requires registration) Share, Email or Print:
Six years ago two Stanford professors of philosophy launched a radio program devoted to their subject. Today they’re taking it to Facebook as part of Stanford University’s “Office Hours” series of short faculty lectures. Stanford Open Office Hours on Facebook: John Perry & Ken Taylor Share, Email or Print:
Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn have changed the way individuals communicate in their personal life and increasingly in their business life. The Business School’s Jackson Library has collected articles, books, and other resources discussing the evolving effects of the social networking phenomenon on the business world. The World Is A-twitter Share, Email or Print: